Gary Fan Kwok-wai is a graduate of San Francisco State University. He started his political career after returning to Hong Kong.
Fan was first as a member of the Sai Kung District Council in 1999. He was then elected as a member of the Legislative Council in 2012. He took an anti-immigration stance in the council. In 2013, he and Claudia Mo formed ‘HK First’ to raise concerns and challenge the Hong Kong government’s immigration policies on allowing 150 mainland Chinese immigrants to enter Hong Kong daily which was claimed to be the ‘root of housing problem’ in Hong Kong.
In January 2021, he was arrested in January 2021 for participating in an unofficial election primary which was held in July 2020. He had resigned from his position as a District Councillor in March 2021.
Currently charged under conspiracy to commit subversion.
Gary Fan Kwok-wai
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Information provided by Hong Kong Watch